How to Install Skype In Ubuntu

To install skype in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
If you have already skype then remove it:

  • sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin

Install Skype on Ubuntu 32bit
  • wget -O skype http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu_4.0.0.8-1_i386.deb
  • sudo apt-get install libxss1
  • sudo dpkg -i skype && sudo apt-get -f install && sudo rm skype
Install Skype on Ubuntu 64bit
  • wget -O skype http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu_4.0.0.8-1_amd64.deb
  • sudo apt-get install libxss1 lib32stdc++6 lib32asound2 ia32-libs libc6-i386 lib32gcc1
  • sudo apt-get -f install
  • sudo dpkg -i skype && sudo rm skype

1 comment:

  1. I manage to install with Ubuntu Software Center